A blind man walked into oncoming traffic and was almost hit by a car when he veered away from the pedestrian crossing.
The prime minister has been accused of 'big noting himself overseas' instead of being on the ground for the NSW flood emergency. Find out why.
A Newcastle man accused of murdering a baby says he lied for the child's mother who allegedly punched the six month old's face and body before shaking him vigorously, a jury has been told.Jie William Smith 31, pleaded guilty to manslaughter of the baby early on February 9, 2019 in New Lambton, but the Crown has rejected this plea.
Injured NSW workers are facing longer waits for compensation, hard-to-live-off payments and are suffering mental trauma as they face an "abusive" system, a new report says.The report from the left-leaning think tank, the McKell Institute, commissioned by Unions NSW, has laid out the failures of reforms to the state's compensation scheme made a decade ago.
Lynette Dawson made a deliberate decision to leave home in 1982 without taking any belongings to make it seem like her husband had killed her, a court has been told.Giving evidence in Christopher Michael Dawson's Sydney murder trial on Monday, Paul Steven Cooper said he had met a woman he was sure was Mrs Dawson early in 1982 at a pub in Warners Bay, on Lake Macquarie.
The NSW rail union has vowed to push ahead with planned industrial action this week in the face of the state government's legal bid to block a second straight week of disruption on the transport network.The Rail, Tram, and Bus Union is locked in a long-running stoush over a controversial Korean-made Intercity train fleet, arguing the NSW government has refused to sign a deal guaranteeing fixes to safety issues raised by drivers.
With rain continuing to pummel communities across NSW on Monday, the SES warns flooding will be worse than in 2021. Find out the latest on the emergency.
A body modifier has shown no remorse, acceptance or responsibility for causing the death of a young woman and disfiguring two others, a judge said in jailing him for at least seven years and six months.Judge Helen Syme on Monday in the NSW District Court sentenced Brendan Leigh Russell to a maximum 10 years in prison saying he lacked the skills to perform sometimes illegal procedures in unhygienic circumstances and without the required anaesthetic or medical aftercare.
Two sailors have been reunited with family after spending about 15 hours clinging to their capsized yacht amid heavy winds and large swells off the NSW South Coast.The pair got into trouble about 1am on Saturday when their yacht capsized 15 nautical miles off the coast of Wollongong.
NSW has confirmed a second case of diphtheria of the throat this century, also affecting a child.The six-year-old in northern NSW is a close family contact of the first case announced on Saturday of a toddler, who remains in intensive care.
NSW residents are bracing for more heavy rain and flooding with dangerous downpours set to continue overnight.Areas stretching from Newcastle to the South Coast and as far inland as Oberon are at risk, but especially western Sydney's flood-prone Hawkesbury-Nepean area.
A 26-year-old man has been charged with murder after a fatal stabbing south of Wollongong that police believe was domestic-related.Emergency services were called to a Warilla home early on Saturday morning, after reports of a domestic assault.
The blow dealt by the US Supreme Court limiting access to safe abortions shone a light on state regulations in Australia, as protesters took to the streets in solidarity.Thousands of pro-choice advocates marched in Melbourne and Sydney on Saturday, and in Brisbane and Adelaide on Friday, demanding free abortions and more accessibility to health services for women and pregnant people.
Residents in southwest Sydney have been told to evacuate as heavy rain pounding the NSW east coast triggers multiple flood warnings.People in low-lying parts of suburbs including Camden, Wallacia, Liverpool, Georges Hall, Chipping Norton, Lansvale and Moorebank were all urged to leave for higher ground on Saturday evening, with the State Emergency Service warning they may soon be cut off by floodwaters.
Forecasters are warning of an "extreme weather event" with a torrent of rain set to hit Sydney over the next three days. Find out what is happening.
The man behind the Stock Swami Twitter account has apologised to the Federal Court for deliberately withholding documents and misleading the mining investor who is suing him for defamation.Alan Francis Davison appeared in court on Friday after Justice Michael Lee ordered that he travel from New Zealand to answer why he did not comply with discovery orders to produce documents.
One of five young men initially accused of murdering a teenager at a Sydney house party has pleaded guilty to manslaughter.His four co-accused pleaded guilty to affray on Friday as the group was due to face trial in the NSW Supreme Court.
An obsessively jealous man who bludgeoned and stabbed his former partner to death must have put her in unimaginable fear, a judge has been told."There was a looming threat if the deceased ever left him she would or might be killed," crown prosector David Scully said on Friday.
A mentally ill man who was infatuated with a woman used her electric guitar to kill her partner as the couple slept in their bed, a judge has found.Michele Noel Risi said he had wanted to protect her from what he believed to be domestic violence by her partner.
There are calls for non-commercial beekeepers in NSW to be financially compensated if their hives are destroyed to fend off the devastating varroa mite.Amateur apiarist Shane Djuric, based on the outskirts of Sydney in Pitt Town, said it would incentivise more beekeepers to come forward and help stop the spread.
NSW residents have been warned to brace for yet more heavy rainfall, river rises, flooding and possible landslips as a stubborn low forms over the coast."We know these are quite dangerous systems," Bureau of Meteorology Manager of Hazard Preparedness and Response Jane Golding told media on Friday.
Guy Sebastian's former manager who was found guilty of fraudulently embezzling more than $600,000 remains out on bail while the pop star says he feels vindicated by the verdicts.Titus Day, 49, had pleaded not guilty to dozens of charges alleging he embezzled almost $900,000 owed to Sebastian through royalties, performance and ambassador fees.
With pandemic restrictions pretty much all but gone, NSW residents have been enjoying outdoor dining and the government is keen to keep businesses benefiting from the influx of diners.The hospitality industry can look forward to another 18 months of alfresco dining without the need to apply for special permits effectively cutting red tape.